Details including the full soundtrack and narrative dialogue from game missions leaked out of Grand Theft Auto V over the weekend, as a few resourceful PlayStation 3 owners were able to mine the game's pre-load data. We won't publish any specific details here, but for those that are spoiler-averse just be aware that info you might not want to learn about quite yet is now out there.
Sony had made the game available for pre-loading in Europe to players that had pre-ordered the game, and while the 18GB of data downloaded wasn't executable as a game, the game's unencrypted assets were a juicy enough target for some (via PlayStation Blog
Regrettably, some people who downloaded the digital pre-order of Grand Theft Auto V through the PlayStation Store in Europe were able to access certain GTA V assets. These assets were posted online. We have since removed the digital pre-order file from the PlayStation Store in Europe. We sincerely apologize to Rockstar and GTA fans across the world who were exposed to the spoiler content. GTA V is one of the most highly anticipated games of the year with a very passionate following, and we’re looking forward to a historic launch on 17th September.
Publisher Rockstar also responded to the matter with a brief comment on its official blog
As you can imagine, we are deeply disappointed by leaks and spoilers being spread in advance of the game's launch. GTAV represents years of hard work by many people across the world, and we all couldn't be more excited to finally share it with you properly this September 17th.
Grand Theft Auto V hits PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 17, with the multiplayer service GTA Online set to launch on October 1st.